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Dalston double stabbing: Armed police called after knife fight spills into street

PUBLISHED: 15:22 26 October 2016 | UPDATED: 15:22 26 October 2016

Armed police were called to the scene on Monday night. Picture: PA

Armed police were called to the scene on Monday night. Picture: PA

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Gang police are investigating a knife fight that spilled into the streets of Dalston on Monday night.

Officers were called to Templeton Close just before 10.30pm after reports of a shooting.

On arrival, armed police found two injured men, both in their 20s. One had been stabbed and the other shot with a pellet gun.

They were both taken to hospital as a priority by medics but are now said to be in stable condition.

Officers then found a 17-year-old boy lying in Stoke Newington Road after being slashed with a knife. Witnesses told of a heavy police presence as the teenager lay injured in the street.

He was also rushed to hospital in serious condition.

A boy was later arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon with the intent to endanger life and possession of class A drugs.

He has been bailed to a date in early December.

The Met’s gang squad Trident are investigating what happened.


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